“This is the first game to be auctioned for more than a million dollars,” said Eric Bradley, a spokesman for the Dallas-based Dallas-based company. Heritage already set its first record on Friday: a cartridge for previous consoles Nintendo NES 70 of “The Legend of Zelda” sold for 870,000.
A character from 1981
This cartridge of “Super Mario 64” starts in 1996 and uses 3D for the first time. “It’s the only known copy that received a 9.8 A ++ score” from video game expert Vatta, which assesses the condition of the bullets, Eric Bradley insisted, “this score is very high. Video game Retro ”.
Mario, a little mustachioed plumber wearing a red hat, was one of the greatest heroes in video game history and contributed to Nintendo’s global success. Appearing as the “Jumpman” character in the game “Danking” in 1981, he was renamed “Mario” in 1985, and did many adventures with his brother Luigi or on the wheel of a cart.
For many years now, retro video games have been enjoying growing success with nostalgic gamers. Last April, the 1986 Super Mario Bros. video game cartridge for the Nintendo NES won 60,660,000 at the Getty Auction, still at the Heritage Auction.
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